November 21, 2016
The holidays have resulted in the downfall of many people’s fitness goals, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

How to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

  We can all admit to overeating during holidays. This tendency to overindulge can make it seem impossible to stay healthy this winter. The holidays have […]
November 5, 2016
Personal trainers aren’t at the gym to judge you; they’re there to help you.

The Benefits of Working with Personal Trainers

Motivating yourself to work out might seem difficult, but there is an option for those who need help! Many people have learned about the benefits of […]
October 17, 2016
Whether you’re worried about what to give trick-or-treaters suffering from food allergies or just watching your family’s sugar intake, these healthy alternatives are sure to be a hit for Halloween.

5 Hauntingly Healthy Halloween Alternatives to Give to Trick-or-Treaters

Halloween is a time for costumes, pumpkin carving, and of course: trick-or-treating! But those large doses of sugar and high fructose corn syrup can put a […]
October 11, 2016
Being safe in the water is crucial to your family’s health and wellness.

Important Swim Skills Your Family Should Know

There are so many great benefits to swimming! It’s fun, relaxing, and a great way to exercise, but do you know the most important swim skills? […]
September 15, 2016
Whether you’re playing to win or just having some fun, we definitely recommend adding a team sport to your list of hobbies!

4 Reasons You Should Play Team Sports as an Adult

  Running, cooking, photography, whatever your hobby may be, we’d like to encourage you to pick up another — team sports! You might be thinking to […]
September 12, 2016
Every child is different but a vast majority of kids love to play sports.

Youth Sports: Why Your Child Should Be Out Playing

“Go outside and play!” It seems like more and more parents are having trouble tearing their children away from the television or computer and getting them […]
August 22, 2016
Friendly and professional, our trainers know what they’re doing, and they can work with you to help you get out of a plateau.

Five Great Things About Personal Trainers

Have you been working out regularly but still aren’t reaching your fitness goals? Or are you having trouble squeezing a workout in with your busy schedule? […]
August 8, 2016
With programs for every age and events dedicated to bringing families together, the Y strives to help your family be the best it can be.

7 Ideas to Bring Family Time into Your Back-to-School Routine

At the YMCA, our goal is to help build strong, healthy families, and we know that family time is an important part of achieving that goal. […]
July 26, 2016
Body Attack is the perfect class for getting energized and ready for the upcoming sports seasons.

Class Highlight: Body Attack

It’s not too late to get active this summer! The Lafayette Family YMCA offers plenty of group fitness options to help you get in gear. Body […]
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